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512MB DDR2 or 256MB DDR3

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What's best for a 22" monitor..
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I would go with 256 GDDR3. Slower ddr2 will not even use 256 MB.
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what card is it?
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post #4 of 18
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Originally Posted by hangemhi View Post
what card is it?
http://www.ncix.com/search/?category...profile+galaxy

monitor is going to be a samsung 226bw 22"
post #5 of 18
Why would you pay so much for a crap card?
post #6 of 18
For about the same money you can get the
Palit Radeon HD 3850
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...media%20Inc%2E

Which will murder both of those cards put together.
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Originally Posted by Penicilyn View Post
For about the same money you can get the
Palit Radeon HD 3850
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...media%20Inc%2E

Which will murder both of those cards put together.
I'm assuming he needs a low-profile card. Low-pros are a bit more expensive than their full-size counterparts.

If you don't need a low-profile card, I have a couple of 8600GTs for sale, one has 256MB of GDDR3, and one with 512MB of GDDR2. See link in sig if you're interested.
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Why would you pay so much for a crap card?
i nd a low profile card for my dell vostro slim, it seems like those are the best low profile cards out there from researching the net
post #9 of 18
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so yea, can some1 confirm; 256MB DDR3>512MB DDR2?
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so yea, can some1 confirm; 256MB DDR3>512MB DDR2?
Yes, absolutely. Especially on a 128-bit bus.
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